About the Authors

Sophie La Vincente
Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Sophie La Vincente, Scott Cameron
Master of Applied Epidemiology Program, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Therese Kearns, Jonathan Carapetis, Ross Andrews
Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Christine Connors
Northern Territory Department of Health and Families, Darwin, Australia

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SFLV TK CC SC JC RA. Performed the experiments: SFLV TK. Analyzed the data: SFLV TK RA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SFLV. Wrote the paper: SFLV TK CC SC JC RA. Academic supervision of the first author: SC RA.